Table 1. Normal immune cell numbers in Eros−/− mice
Control (22 mice)Eros−/− (18 mice)
Cell number (spleen) × 10−6
Total splenocytes50.67 ± 0.6344.9 ± 0.45
F480+ macrophages1.62 ± 0.111.639 ± 0.12
CD11chi dendritic cells1.82 ± 0.011.83 ± 0.11
CD11chi CD8+ dendritic cells 0.46 ± 0.030.43 ± 0.03
Ly6Chi monocytes0.91 ± 0.070.75 ± 0.04
Neutrophils2.56 ± 0.212.1 ± 0.09
Cell number (blood) × 10−6/ml
Ly6Chi monocytes blood5.9 ± 0.74.3 ± 0.46
Ly6Clo monocytes blood1.9 ± 0.252.0 ± 0.20
Neutrophils9.24 ± 0.468.3 ± 0.34

Mean cell number of the indicated subsets in the relevant organs ± SEM. Data were analyzed by Mann-Whitney test and represent pooled data from three independent experiments. There were no significant differences between control and Eros−/− mice in any subset studied.